Newsmakers: February 19, 2009
 

Newsmakers: February 19, 2009

College Round-up

Mu Hu
Amanda Blumenherst

The Florida Gators ran away with the SunTrust Gator Invitational last weekend, winning by 18 shots over Ole Miss.

Billy Horschel and Toby Ragland of Florida, and Simon Ward of UCF all tied for medalist honors with three-round totals of 5-under-par 205. Derek Rende of Chattanooga, Tim McKenney, Tyson Alexander and Mu Hu of Florida, Jeff Dennis of North Florida, Sean Dale of Ole Miss, Blayne Barber of UCF, Drew Kittleson of Florida State, Sam Lyons of Coastal Carolina, and Sang Yi of LSU all finished in the top 10.

Ragland was also named Golfweek’s Men’s College Player of the Week.

Ji Hwan Park of the University of San Francisco won at the Rice Intercollegiate in Houston, Tuesday. His tournament total of 6-under-par 210 put him in first place ahead of Christopher Brown of Rice by three shots. Ben Moser of Houston, Patrick Kucich of Pacific, and Robert Karlsson of Liberty finished in the top five.

Cindy LaCrosse of Louisville won the Qdoba Invitational at Don Shula’s Golf Resort in Miami Lakes, Fla., Tuesday. She finished with a three-round total of 2-over-par 218, besting Iliska Verwey of Georgia State by two shots for her fourth collegiate victory.

Georgia State won the tournament over Tulane by nine strokes.

Sydney Cox of Oklahoma City University, Anna Scott and Cathrine Madsen of Georgia State, Lauren Doughtie of North Carolina State, Samantha Troyanovich and Linn Gustafsson of Tulane, Amy Eneroth of Washington State, Kelly Lynch of James Madison, and Laura Anderson of Louisville rounded out the top 10 spots.

Auburn was victorious Tuesday over LSU at the Central District Invitational in Parrish, Fla. Megan McChrystal of LSU finished in first place with a three-round total of 3-under-par 213. Candace Schepperle of Auburn finished one stroke behind in second. Amanda Blumenherst and Jennie Lee of Duke, Maude Aimee Leblanc of Purdue, and Valentine Derrey of TCU all finished in the top five.

Professional Round-up

Dustin Johnson won the rain-shortened AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in Pebble Beach, Calif., last weekend, defeating Mike Weir by four shots.

Retief Goosen, Mark Calcavecchia, Bob Estes, Bill Lunde, Chris Stroud, D.J. Trahan, Kevin Chappell, Shigeki Maruyama, Mark Brooks, Kenny Perry and Sean O’Hair all finished in the top 10.

*Current AJGA members and alumni denoted in bold

 

 

 

 

 

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E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf
Boys
Total
1
S.M. Lee
211
2
Gabriel Lench
213
T
3
Chase Ibbotson
214
T
3
Jake DeZoort
214
T
3
Jake Milanowski
214
Girls
Total
1
Carly Burkhardt
218
2
Natalie Srinivasan
223
3
Yunjie Zhang
224
AJGA Huntsville Junior
Boys
Total
1
Patrick Martin
200
2
Vasili Kartos
215
3
Peyton Wilhoit
216
Girls
Total
1
Maddie Rose Hamilton
222
2
Lauren Gros
223
T
3
Abigail Heck
224
T
3
Micheala Williams
224
Aaron's / Bob Estes Abilene Junior
Boys
Total
1
Jose Cervantes
166
2
McClure Meissner
169
T
3
Drew Jones
172
T
3
Fernando Lopez Butron
172
T
3
Carson Seals
172
Girls
Total
1
Sol Lee
173
T
2
Julie Houston
177
T
2
Binny Lee
177
Midwest Junior Players Championship
Boys
Total
1
Matthew Walker
214
2
Trent Wallace
217
T
3
Mike Lee
219
T
3
Ian Kelsey
219
T
3
Daniel Hudson
219
Girls
Total
1
Heather Ciskowski
225
2
Allyson Geer
226
3
Dana Gattone
228
New Era Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Michael VanDerLaan
213
2
Ben Reichert
216
3
Matt Hutchins
218
Girls
Total
1
Katie Kim
218
2
Maren Cipolla
220
T
3
Chelsea Dantonio
226
T
3
Eun-Won Park
226
AJGA Junior at Serrano
Boys
Total
1
Alexander Lee
206
2
Brandon Wu
210
3
Robert Briggs
211
Girls
Total
1
Anna Zhou
214
2
Allisen Corpuz
216
3
Kelsey Ulep
217
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Boys
Total
1
Harrison Ott
216
2
Reese Ramsey
218
3
Alex Jamieson
221
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Total
1
Lauren Beaudreau
229
2
Mariah Smith
232
3
Naomi Lee
233
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